Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/9/12

Designated hitter Travis Hafner was placed on the disabled list by the Indians with lower back inflammation.

Hafner had an MRI on Wednesday and was placed on the disabled list for the second time this season Thursday. He missed six weeks with a right knee injury that required arthroscopic surgery.

Hafner is hitting just .239 with 11 home runs and 32 RBI in 60 games.

Infielder Jason Donald was recalled from Class AAA Columbus, where he was hitting .277 with six home runs and 31 RBI in 65 games. Donald hit .188 in 48 at-bats combined in two previous stints with the Indians this season. He has appeared in 33 games at short, 10 games at second, seven at third and 17 games in the outfield at Columbus.

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